Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick have been together for over 30 years, which officially makes them a rarity in the entertainment world and has certainly increased interest in their celebrity romance.
The two actors have had such successful careers over the years, from theater to soaps to primetime and films, but they’ve always managed to put their relationship and their family first. From when they first met to appearing in films together, find out more about this amazing couple.
How Did Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon Meet?
Before officially meeting for the first time while on the set of the television film Lemon Sky, which was released in 1988, they actually met in the ‘70s. In fact, according to Bacon, Sedgwick was just 12 years old when she recognized Bacon in a deli and told him she liked his play. Bacon, who was 19 at the time, remembered the moment when the two were reunited years later in their ‘20s.
31 Years of Marriage
The couple just celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary, as they tied the knot on September 4, 1988. In honor of their anniversary, Bacon shared a sweet photo of the couple on Instagram last month and wrote, “31 years today. Harmony. Heartbeats in time. Switching leads. And happy to play backup. I love u.”
After falling in love and tying the knot, Bacon and Sedgwick went on to co-star in movies together. They both appeared in Murder in the First, which was released in 1995, The Woodsman, which was released in 2004, and Loverboy, which was released in 2005.
Family of Four
Bacon and Sedgwick have two children together — a son named Travis born on June 23, 1989 and a daughter named Sosie born on March 15, 1992. Sosie, an actress herself, played the role of Skye Miller in the series 13 Reasons Why. She also starred in the HBO show Here and Now, which was released in 2018.
Years after tying the knot, Sedgwick and Bacon found out they’re actually distantly related. While on an episode of the TV show Finding Your Roots, it was revealed that the couple’s ninth cousins, once removed. It’s true what they say, everyone is connected to Kevin Bacon in some way shape or form!